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Two civilians killed and others wounded in intense shelling on Libya’s Derna

Over two people were killed and others injured on Saturday in Derna neighborhoods as the forces of the self-proclaimed army led by Khalifa Haftar continued to shell the city amid a lingering encirclement that bans foods, medicines and other basic needs from arriving in the city for the civilian population. 

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Report: Haftar could have the upper hand in Derna fighting, thanks to French aircraft

France has secretly provided the commander of the self-styled army in eastern Libya, Khalifa Haftar, with reconnaissance aircraft (Beechcraft 350) to help his forces in their advance on Derna, eastern Libya, reported Africa Intelligence.

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Human Rights Report On Civilian Casualties – May 2018

From 1 May to 31 May 2018, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) documented 101 civilian casualties –47 deaths and 54 injuries – during the conduct of hostilities, including car and suicide bombings, across Libya. The death toll is the highest recorded by UNSMIL for any month in …

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